NFL, NBA, NHL stats

Coyotes Sign Gilbert Brule to One-Year, Two-Way Contract

November 30, 2013 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Portland Pirates News Release

GLENDALE, ARIZONA - Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have signed forward Gilbert Brule to a one-year, two-way contract. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The 5-foot-11, 187-pound Brule has recorded 6-2-8 with four penalty minutes (PIM) in eight games with the Portland Pirates (AHL) this season. Brule registered 5-9-14 with a plus-seven rating in 33 games with the Coyotes in 2011-12.

In parts of seven NHL seasons with the Columbus Blue Jackets, Edmonton Oilers and Coyotes, the 26-year-old native of Edmonton, AB has played in 296 regular season games, collecting 43-52-95 and 154 PIM. He has also appeared in 12 Stanley Cup Playoff games, totaling 2-1-3.

Brule was originally drafted by the Blue Jackets in the first round (sixth overall) in the 2005 Entry Draft.

• Discuss this story on the American Hockey League message board...

American Hockey League Stories from November 30, 2013

The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.

Other Recent Portland Pirates Stories

Sports Statistics from the Stats Crew